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Walking for MS

Walking for MS

I was delighted yesterday to have the strength to complete a 3-mile walk for Multiple Sclerosis in Kansas City with my friend Frank Thompson, and members of the Calvary Temple Baptist Church. It was a frigid 22 degrees at start time but the energy and spirit of the marchers was high. I was walking forContinue Reading Walking for MS

Singing in the rain

Singing in the rain

I’m singing in the rain this morning as I walk to Olive Branch, Mississippi. By early afternoon I will be within 20 miles of Memphis and the National Civil Rights Museum. I expect to finish on Saturday morning with my Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity brothers and other community members.

Thank You Rust College

Thank You Rust College

I’d like to thank Dr. Ishmell Edwards and his staff at Rust College for graciously hosting me for the night as I make my way to the National Civil Rights Center in Memphis.

Making Ends Meet

Making Ends Meet

Dear Friends: As I write to you I am more than 200 into Walk to Freedom, in Nettleton, Missisippi. Once I hit Tupelo, I will only be 100 miles away from Memphis where I will participate in the National Civil Rights Museum’sMLK50 commemoration ceremonies. I’ve gotten this far thanks to the help of so manyContinue Reading Making Ends Meet